Jasmin Vardimon Company (UK, Kent) PA to Artistic Director

This is a jobs, Closes: April 20, 2015

Jasmin Vardimon Company is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and energetic Personal Assistant for its Artistic Director, Jasmin Vardimon. This is a new and exciting role at a time when the company is about to enter into a capital expansion programme at its home in Ashford.

Applicants must be passionate and knowledgeable about dance and theatre and have substantial proven experience in a secretarial/administrative role at a similar level.
Initially this post is for three days per week with a view to becoming full time within the next twelve months.

For a full job description and person specification please email: producer@jasminvardimon.com

Closing date for applications is Monday 20th April. Unfortunately we will be unable to reply to those applicants we have not shortlisted for interview.

Successful candidates will be contacted by 24th April. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 29th April. Salary £20,000 pro rata.

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This information was published on Thursday, 26 March, 2015

Joli Vyann (UK, Eastleigh) Professional Workshop

This is a workshop, Closes: April 7, 2015

We are pleased to announce our next Professional development day with Joli Vyann Spaces are limited so please reply as soon as possible to reserve your space. Tuesday 7th April- 11am-5pm @ The Point, Eastleigh for £20 for the day

Joli Vyann was created in June 2012 by Olivia Quayle and Jan Patzke. Individually they worked internationally in dance and circus with many companies and choreographers including Motionhouse, Strado compagnia Danza, Maresa von Stockert, Slanjayvah danza, Guy Alloucherie, Legs on the Wall and Cirqulation Locale. Together they formed Joli Vyann.

Joli Vyann is an innovative fusion of circus, dance and theatre, blurring the boundaries of where the dance ends and the circus skills begin, but also pulling the audience into an imaginative and captivating experience. Joli Vyann like to embrace an element of surprise in the performance of their exciting tricks. The acrobatic moments are there to enhance the storyline and are integrated into fluid, athletic yet graceful dance as well as the creation of charming, relatable characters.

Joli Vyann teach a unique style of contemporary dance and partner acrobatics. In their 10 years professional experience of both dance and circus Olivia and Jan have gained many diverse skills which they share in class. Their dance inspiration comes in many forms including release, floor work, contact and technique. The class is diverse, dynamic and will guarentee that you will learn something new!

To book your space please contact The Point box office on 02380 652 333 or for any questions please email KJ.Mortimer@easteligh.gov.uk

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This information was published on Thursday, 26 March, 2015

Errol White Company (UK, Edinburgh) Professional Residency

This is a workshop, Closes: April 13, 2015

Join acclaimed Edinburgh based dance company, Errol White Company for a professional residency at The Studio, Edinburgh Festival Theatre the week of 13th April 2015.

We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity for professional dancers and BA, 3rd year students & Graduates to work with Errol White Company on a wide range of repertoire across a week.

Each day will include: company class, creative work, and choreography (including repertoire from Errol White Company highly acclaimed work 'Breathe'). The sessions will build upon participants' existing dance skills and experience, and offer opportunities to explore a range of ideas through creative, contemporary dance.

Throughout the week participants will explore many of the themes behind the company's current production 'Breathe'. Focusing on choreographic process and staging by working with repertory-based solos, duets & group work participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the company's work.

As a professional company our aim is to provide a progressive and forward thinking educational and professional training environment. Our creative team is an experienced and communicative teaching faculty who are passionate and adept in training professional dance artists

The cost of the residency week is £150 and the residency will run Monday-Friday 10-5pm. Dancers are asked to commit to the entire week.

NB - Advance booking essential. The deadline for registration is Tuesday 31st March. Full payment is required when booking a place. Cancellation is required in writing and charges will apply in the event of late cancellation.

This opportunity is only open to professional dancers, BA 3rd year students.
& Graduates.

To book your place, please contact errolwhitedance@googlemail.com.
If you are interested in booking your place on the residency with the company in April, places for the residency are limited so please contact me ASAP to book your place.

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This information was published on Tuesday, 24 March, 2015

Michael Clark Company (UK, London) Professional Workshop

This is a workshop, Closes: April 30, 2015

Led by current company dancers, this two-day workshop aimed at recent dance graduates or young professional dancers, is an opportunity to explore the techniques demanded by Michael Clark's choreography and learn elements of company rep.

Barbican Weekend Lab: Michael Clark Company
20 - 21 June 2015
10:30-16:30
 
By Application: Suitable for recent dance graduates and young professional dancers only, ages 18+. Please send a CV and a short written statement (200 words) on how this lab will benefit your practice to weekendlabs@barbican.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 30 April 2015; we will be in contact to confirm places on the lab within a fortnight of the deadline.
 
Tickets:
£60 (includes access to both days of the Lab). By Application only subject to availability
 
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This information was published on Tuesday, 24 March, 2015

Joan Clevillé Dance (Scotland, Dundee) Professional Class

This is a class, Closes: April 4, 2015

Joan Clevillé Dance will be offering a week of free professional dance classes as part of their creation residency for 'Plan B for Utopia' in Dundee from 30th March to 4th April. 

Classes will start at 10.30h and spaces are limited.

Joan is an independent dance artist based in the city of Dundee, Scotland. As a dancer, he has worked for twelve years in companies across Europe, including the Ballet Carmen Roche (Madrid), the company of the Choreographic Centre of Valencia, the Ballet of the Graz Opera (Austria), Scottish Dance Theatre, Lost Dog, and the collective Dog Kennel Hill Project (UK).

During this time, Joan has danced in works by Hofesh Shechter, Jo Strømgren, Janet Smith, Kate Weare, Ina Christel Johannessen, Idan Cohen, Rachel Lopez de la Nieta, Victor Quijada, Sally Owen, Ben Levi, Katrín Hall, Ramon Oller, Cathy Marston, Thomas Noone, Darrel Toulon, Pascal Touzeau, Ángel Rodríguez and Gustavo Ramírez amongst others.

To book your place, please email info@joanclevilledance.com Classes will be at Scottish Dance Theatre's studio at Dundee Rep Theatre (Tay Square, Dundee DD1 1PB).

More info on joancleville.blogspot.com

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This information was published on Tuesday, 17 March, 2015

Eliot Smith Company (Newcastle, UK) Professional Workshop

This is a workshop, Closes: August 9, 2015

Eliot Smith Company are pleased to announce a three day Summer Intensive held at there home studio, Newcastle where the company has been based for the past three years. It is open to 10 dancers from vocational schools, recent graduates and professionals (18+, national and international), who are interested in the company and its work.

The Summer Intensive will provide an opportunity to work in a creative environment including daily Barre Workout Class, Contemporary (Graham), repertoire and creative class. The three days will culminate with an informal showing for an invited audience.

The workshop will take place on the 10th, 11th and 12th of August 2015.

It will be a technically and challenging three days. You are advised to download our brochure on our website and return the completed registration form back to us as soon as possible. A scholarship is available for one dancer.

Price: £125 Inclusive of all classes. For more information email admin@eliotsmithcompany.com

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This information was published on Monday, 16 March, 2015

Plan B (Scotland, Ross-Shire) Dance Artist

This is a jobs, Closes: March 22, 2015

Plan B is one of Scotland's leading dance companies, based in Ross-shire in the Scottish Highlands.  The company is dedicated to experimenting with new approaches to creating dance as well as presenting high quality dance and theatre productions.  Though much of this work is developed at our unique rural base, plan B is committed to presenting the work and making connections locally, nationally and internationally.

In April 2015, plan B will be embarking on a new chapter in its creative life -establishing a dynamic company of four talented dance artists.  They will work with the company and Artistic Director to create compelling dance theatre of great originality, high production values and artistic excellence.

We are now seeking four Dance Artists to join plan B as part of our new Company Ensemble.

We are looking for creative performers who...

• are passionate about dance and performance
• have excellent contemporary technique
• have additional skills in improvisation, acting or music 
• have a genuine interest in learning, being led, and taking creative risks
• are open and professional in their work 
• have a positive and pragmatic outlook, and a willingness to embrace working in a rural area
• can offer a 40 week commitment each year from 2015-2018

In return these positions will offer the opportunity to train regularly, develop professionally, perform in annual touring productions and events, and be welcomed into a network of creative practitioners in the Highlands.  

If you are interested in applying please download a full job description and application from our website and email to admin@planbcreative.org

Successful applicants will called to an audition at Dance Base in Edinburgh on Thursday 9th April 2015. 

The salary for this position is £23,000 (pro rata) and will run for 40 weeks per year from 2015 until 2018

Deadline: Sunday 22nd March 2015

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This information was published on Monday, 16 March, 2015

Cathy Waller Company (UK, London) Professional Class

This is a class, Closes: April 17, 2015

Cathy Waller Company are opening up Company Classes for a week in April during the creation of their new production. Company class with be taught by Cathy Waller with live percussion from Musical Director Christopher Preece. 

Classes will focus on expansive, dynamic movement that holds particular emphasis on musicality, floor work and the freedom to use the body's full range of motion throughout. All classes are suitable for dancers currently within vocational training through to professional level.

Date for classes are April 13th, 14th, 16th and 17th running from 10.15am until 11.30am at the University Square Stratford, E15 1NF. (Near to Stratford Tube Station)

Fee: £5 per class

Access: If you have any specific access needs please contact us - info@cathywaller.com

Due to limited spaces, dancers wishing to join class must register their interest to info@cathywaller.com by the 6th April 2015. Please specify which dates you wish to attend. Spaces will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. 

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This information was published on Monday, 16 March, 2015

Stopgap Dance Company (UK, Surrey) Professional Workshop

This is a workshop, Closes: April 6, 2015

We are excited to announce our annual Spring Lab details for 2015! This year as part of Stopgap's annual Spring Lab we are inviting a limited number of participants to experience our creation process.

Over the 7th, 8th and 9th April the participants will gain an insight into our inclusive devising methods such as blending, translation and movement generation. This will be a great way of observing how our original dance productions are put together. Join the company's nine strong, diverse dancers in a course guided by our Artistic Director, Lucy Bennett.

The three days are suitable for performing arts professionals, graduates, final year students and those interested in the creative working life of a Stopgap dancer.

Spring Lab: Part of the Process will take place on Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 April from 10.00am - 5.00pm at PATS, University of Surrey, Guildford. The cost for the 3 days is £170 (or £150 Earlybird if you book before 7 March).

For a registration form to book a place please contact Helen Bendell on admin@stopgapdance.com or call the office on 01252 745443. 

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This information was published on Tuesday, 24 February, 2015

Ignition (UK, London) Choreographer Call Out

This is a opportunity, Closes: March 9, 2015

Ignition Dance Festival is back! Now in it's second year and taking place at the Rose Theatre. The festival is produced by The Royal borough of Kingston and Dance West, a new dance development organisation based at the Lyric, Hammersmith.

Ignition is looking for five choreographers to apply with a new idea. Ignition will provide a professionally produced platform as well as a bursary, some rehearsal space at Kingston University and much more.

Criteria

• This platform is open to choreographers of any age
• This platform is not style or genre specific
• This platform is not for pre existing work - we want you to try a new idea
• We ask all choreographers to supply their own performers

The Offer

• A professionally produced platform at the Rose Theatre
• Each choreographer will be awarded a bursary of £800
• Each choreographer will have access to some rehearsal space in Kingston
• Each choreographer will be given access to a research and development weekender
• Each choreographer will get access to a technical rehearsal
• The platform will be filmed and available for the choreographers use

Deadline for applications - Monday 9 March at midday
Choreographers notified - Monday 23 March
Technical rehearsal - Tuesday 2 June
Platform date - Wednesday 3 June

How to apply

1. Please send your CV
2. Links to previous work
3. An outline of your new idea (500 words)
4. A budget explaining how you intend to use the £800 bursary

Please send all information to: hellodancewest@gmail.com

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This information was published on Thursday, 19 February, 2015

Mark Bruce Company (UK, Frome) Intensive

This is a workshop, Closes: March 15, 2015

The Mark Bruce Summer School is an intensive week's residency held in Frome, Somerset where the company has been based for the last 10 years. It is open to a small group of selected students from vocational schools and recent graduates, (16+, national and international), who are interested in the company and its work.

The Summer School will provide an opportunity to work in a creative environment with company dancers, learn a wide range of repertoire including pas de deux work and participate in contemporary and ballet technique classes every day. The week will culminate with an informal showing for an invited audience.

It will be a technically challenging week, pushing students out of their comfort zones and providing an extension to their studies in the vocational schools.

There are limited places, candidates will be selected by audition. (Invite only)

Frome Audition: Sunday 15th March
London Audition: Sunday 22nd March

Accommodation: Students will be housed with local families. One healthy evening meal will be provided every day by local restaurants supporting the company. The students will have access to kitchen facilities with their host families for other meals.

Price: £550 Inclusive of accommodation and one cooked meal a day.

How to apply for an audition: Download an application form here (PDF Download). Once complete email it along with a recent headshot to eleanor@markbrucecompany.com

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This information was published on Tuesday, 17 February, 2015

Lewes Dance (UK, Sussex) Workshops

This is a workshop, Closes: March 31, 2015

The Easter Intensive is running from 30th March - 2nd April and each day runs from 10am-4pm. Also each morning we are running 'yoga for dancers' from 9-10am which is optional but included in the price. The space is also free between 4-5pm each evening to hang out, network, stretch and cool down.

The sessions will be taking place in the dance studio at Sussex Downs College, Lewes, East Sussex which is only 2 minutes walk from the local train station.

There are four artist running a day each and you can book up for as many as you wish and they don't need to be consecutive days. If you visit the Facebook page (link below) you will see information posted there also. This information is also on the booking form which will be sent to you via email upon request, by contacting jason.bradley@sky.com

The Artists:

30th March - Ben Duke, 31st March - Yael Flexer, 1st April - James Wilton, 2nd April - Antonia Grove

Costs: One day is £75, Two days £120, Three days £150, Four days £200.

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This information was published on Monday, 9 February, 2015

Pell Ensemble (London, UK) Workshop

This is a workshop, Closes: February 21, 2015

Pell Ensemble supported by Dance London is holding a one day workshop for advanced dance students and recent graduates Creation Box. 

Pell Ensemble works strongly with collaboration and building unique individual dancers that then come together to create a cohesive voice. This one day workshop is for advanced dance students and recent graduates focusing on the individual within collaboration. 

The day will apply concepts and creative structures from Pell Ensemble's new dance and visual art installation piece 'Vega'.  Led by Artistic Director Rebecca Evans and 'Vega' installation artist Hiroko Imada, participants will be given tools to identify their unique strengths and how to apply them with in a multidisciplinary work environment.   

Technique class with Rebecca Evans, Pell Ensemble's Artistic Director. Creating installations for dance performance: Discussion on artistic collaboration and creation of an installation in the studio with  artist Hiroko Imada.

Learn Repertoire from 'Vega' and explore movement tasks used in creation to begin to identify students unique movement and performance strengths.  Led by David Ogle, Pell Ensemble dancer, assisted by Rebecca Evans and Dance London director Megan Preston. Individual with in collaboration:  Finding a meeting point in collaboration through bringing all elements of the day together.
 
This workshop is for advanced dance students and recent graduates and will be held at the Creation Box in London on Saturday the 21st of February, 10:00-18:00 and will cost £35

Direct link to information and booking at: http://www.dance-london.com/events/pell-ensemble-workshop/

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This information was published on Monday, 2 February, 2015

Errol White (UK, Edinburgh) Company Class

This is a class, Closes: February 20, 2015

EWC classes on 18, 19 & 20th of February at The Studio Festival Theatre, If you are interested please contact Artistic Director, Davina Givan by email as soon as possible.

The dates are the 18th, 19th & 20th of February from 12-2pm daily. As a professional company our aim is to offer as many professional opportunity's as possible and by rescheduling our classes to the following week this will give many of you a chance to take advantage of both opportunity's. 

Class will be delivered by Errol White and Davina Givan. The cost of the class is £15 for three days (£5 per class). Dancers are asked to commit to the three day schedule. 
NB - Advance booking essential and full non-refundable payment of the full amount on first day will be applicable.

All classes take place at The Studio, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh. This opportunity is only open to professional dancers and BA graduates. To book your place, please contact errolwhitedance@googlemail.com. If you are interested in taking class with the company in July, please contact me ASAP to book your place. 

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This information was published on Monday, 26 January, 2015

Professional Class (Leeds, UK)

This is a class, Closes: April 1, 2015

Leeds based dance company Gracefool Collective are now pleased to announce that they have just received funding from Arts Council England to support a six month pilot project for professional dance classes in Leeds for the burgeoning professional dance community.

Classes will start the week of the 26th January 2015 with Yorkshire born and trained Anthony Middleton, who has danced with the world renowned BalletBoyz and is now based in Leeds with his company The Middleton Corpus.

Our first classes are with Anthony Middleton of The Middleton Corpus at Yorkshire Dance in Leeds from the 26th-28th January 2015. Classes run from 09.15am until 10.45am and will cost £4 per class. You can also purchase a 10 class ticket for £30.

Details of additional classes will follow.

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This information was published on Wednesday, 14 January, 2015

The Point (Eastleigh, UK) Associate Artist

This is a opportunity, Closes: February 28, 2015

The Point is seeking applications for its Associate Artist programme as it begins a new journey as an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation from April 2015. 
 
Building on The Point's work in supporting artists, The Point is seeking applications for its Associate  Artist programme as it begins a new journey as an Art's Council National Portfolio Organisation from April 2015.

The programme aims to support the creative practice and strategic development of  artists and/or companies who are keen to make a step change and progress to the next stage in working with us to develop their practice/company further. For the first time we are welcoming two digital creatives to be based within our new Tec Hub.
 
The Point is keen to hear from artists who are able to contribute to the daily life of the building and associated hubs and be able to work in or around Eastleigh over a 12 month period.

For more information on the associate programme and our current work with artists, please see our website here (PDF) http://www.thepointeastleigh.co.uk/media/2422629/Associate-Callout-2015-digital.pdf
 
Associateships will begin from 1st April 2015 for 12 months.

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This information was published on Monday, 12 January, 2015

Greenwich Dance Agency (UK) Dance Teachers

This is a jobs, Closes: January 13, 2015

Greenwich Dance provides an extensive outreach programme bringing dance to locations across South East London. It also delivers programmes in schools including cross-curricular dance projects, training for school teachers, after-school classes, performance opportunities and bespoke projects.

Greenwich Dance is recruiting freelance dance artists, particularly in Street and Hip Hop styles for our outreach programme for ages between 5 and 18 years. All other styles are of course welcome. We are also looking for dance artists with experience in teaching dance as part of formal education for primary schools. 

If you are interested in freelance teaching work for Greenwich Dance, please send your CV to constance@greenwichdance.org.uk by Monday 12 January 2015.

Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 13 January 2015. Successful candidates need to be available for an interview and to teach a small section of class at Greenwich Dance on Saturday 24 January 2015.

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This information was published on Thursday, 8 January, 2015

Sky Academy Arts Scholarships (UK)

This is a opportunity, Closes: March 5, 2015

We are currently offering five £30,000 bursaries for emerging artists aged 18-30 through Sky Academy Arts Scholarships. Sky Academy Arts Scholarships are open to artists aged 18-30 and are designed to help emerging talent from a range of disciplines to develop their work and take their careers to the next level.

In addition to financial support, winners are paired with business and creative mentors from Sky and their industry. There are five £30,000 scholarships available, open to UK and Ireland-based artists working in the following fields:

Performing Arts, Dance, Music, Visual Arts, Creative Producing, Creative Writing.

Find out more and apply by 26 February 2015 here.

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